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Secretary General and other Christian leaders unite against “spiral of violence” in Colombia

International group of church leaders join forces in ecumenical effort to urge President Iván Duque Marquéz to end violence in Colombia.

20 May 2021

Election of new World Council of Churches General Secretary delayed by Coronavirus

The Moderator of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC), Dr Agnes Abuom, has announced that this month’s meetings of both the WCC’s Central Committee and its Executive Committee have been postponed. 

10 March 2020

Archdeacon murdered as Christians killed and kidnapped in multiple attacks in Africa and Asia

Archdeacon Ngulongo Year Batsemire is one of many Christians murdered or attacked in parts of Africa and Asia in recent weeks.

25 February 2020

Tributes paid following the death of Ghanaian Anglican theologian Canon John Pobee

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby leads tributes to the Revd Canon Professor John Samuel Pobee, who died last week.

04 February 2020